Eleftherios Malliakas, doing business as Rados Realty LLC, has filed applications for a six-story, nine-unit mixed-use building at 30-41 31st Street, in central Astoria, located underneath the 30th Avenue stop on the N and Q trains. The structure will measure 7,772 square feet in total and includes 1,160 and 600 square feet of health care facility and retail space, respectively, on the ground floor. Residential units will begin on the second floor and average a rental-sized 668 square feet apiece. New Jersey-based T.F. Cusanelli & Filletti Architects is the applicant of record. An existing three-story townhouse must first be demolished.
When a century-old hotel at 6 Columbus Circle hit the market last month, sources told the Commercial Observer that the relatively small site could fetch $88.9 million. Now YIMBY has renderings of a 700-foot-tall mixed-use tower that could grow on the lot along West 58th Street between Eighth and Ninth Avenues.
The Park Slope branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, an individual landmark located at 431 6th Avenue, will be getting a reading circle and community garden. The Landmarks Preservation Commission approved the plan on Tuesday.
Ocean Hill, the triangular neighborhood just west of Broadway Junction in Brooklyn, has become the final frontier for developers priced out of Bed-Stuy and Crown Heights. Builders pick up decrepit row houses or empty lots in the area, and put up rentals that are generally cheaper than Stuyvesant Heights to the west.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has revealed plans to expand the Jacob K. Javits Center, located at 655 West 34th Street on the far West Side, by 1.2 million square feet, Curbed reports. The already enormous convention center sits bound between Eleventh and Twelfth Avenues between West 34th and 39th Streets. With the expansion, the facility would measure 3.3 million square feet in total, 665,000 square feet of which would include brand-new meeting rooms and an exhibition hall. Some of the other additions would be a 58,000 square-foot ballroom, 22,000 square feet of outdoor event space, and a 633,000 square-foot truck garage.